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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Lamiids
Ordo: Lamiales

Familia: Pedaliaceae
Genus: Uncarina
Species: U. abbreviata – U. ankaranensis – U. decaryi – U. grandidieri – U. ihlenfeldtiana – U. leandrii – U. leptocarpa – U. peltata – U. perrieri – U. roeoesliana – U. sakalava – U. stellulifera – U. turicana
Name

Uncarina Stapf Nat. Pflanzenfam. [Engler & Prantl] iv. 3b 261. (1895)

Type species: Non designatus

References

Stapf, O. (1895) Die Natürlichen Pflanzenfamilien nebst ihren Gattungen und wichtigeren Arten, insbesondere den Nutzflanzen, unter Mitwirkung zahlreicher hervorragender Fachgelehrten begründet, abt. 3b, 261. BHL
International Plant Names Index. 2015. Uncarina. Published online. Accessed: Mar. 31 2015.
Tropicos.org 2015. Uncarina. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2015 Mar. 31.

Uncarina is a genus of plant in the family Pedaliaceae found in Madagascar.

Etymology

The genera name is derived from the Greek word unca meaning hook.[1]
Species
Uncarina ankaranensis
Uncarina peltata

Species include:[2]

Image Scientific name Distribution
Uncarina abbreviata (Baill.) Ihlenf. & Straka Madagascar
Uncarina decaryi2 ies.jpg Uncarina decaryi Humbert ex Ihlenf. Madagascar
Uncarina grandidieri - Marie Selby Botanical Gardens - Sarasota, Florida - DSC01288.jpg Uncarina grandidieri (Baill.) Stapf Madagascar
Uncarina leandrii Humbert Madagascar
Uncarina leptocarpa - Plamengarten Frankfurt 2.jpg Uncarina leptocarpa (Decne.) Ihlenf. & Straka Madagascar
Uncarina peltata 2.jpg Uncarina peltata (Baker) Stapf Madagascar
Uncarina perrieri - Palmengarten Frankfurt - DSC01665.JPG Uncarina perrieri Humbert Madagascar
Uncarina roeoesliana - 85.jpg Uncarina roeoesliana Rauh Madagascar
Uncarina sakalava Humbert Madagascar
Uncarina stellulifera Humbert Madagascar
Uncarina turicana Lavranos Madagascar

References

Ib Friis and Olof Ryding (Editors) Biodiversity Research in the Horn of Africa Region: Proceedings of the Third International Symposium on the Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea at the Carlsberg Academy, Copenhagen, August 25-27, 1999 (2001), p. 65, at Google Books
"The Plant List: A Working List of All Plant Species". Retrieved January 14, 2015.

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